The Work We Do: Alan Peshek

https://youtu.be/hgDeH9BDj24Retirement. It’s often the long-awaited end goal for employees who, after decades in the workforce, are rewarded with cleared schedules, alarm-clock free mornings and plenty of time to pursue their passions.However, for Alan Peshek, retirement isn’t all Read More...

Voices of Labor Day: Academia needs unions now more than ever

By KAZUYA SHIDA Like so many on campus, I was shocked by the recent Los Angeles Times investigation into Dr. Carmen Puliafito, the former dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine.The Times’ bombshell report outlining Puliafito’s behavior while at USC — from partying Read More...

LABOR DAY: Birthed in blood, the battle continues

This Labor Day, we are coming together to celebrate our past and all the Labor movement has provided, as well as consider our future and how all that we’ve fought for and won is being threatened by those behind the so-called Right to Work attack. Starting today and for the rest Read More...

SEIU 721 Statement on Charlottesville

Charlottesville Statement
The violence and hate espoused by the white supremacists behind Saturday’s deadly terror attack in Charlottesville strike at the very heart of what it means to be an American. SEIU 721 members Read More...

‘The Union Difference’ makes all the difference at LAC+USC!

BU 729 members now can use vacation time for sick time … no permission necessary!When management at the LAC+USC Medical Center denied employees the right to use vacation time for sick time, SEIU Local 721 members stood up for our rights at the workplace!We filed a “Grievance – Read More...

#CareNotChaos – Protecting the ACA!

The best way to welcome the new Administration is through unity and action - like our recent visit to Rep. Steve Knight's office in Palmdale to protect the Affordable Care Act. We are not giving up Read More...